Pharmacology is concerned with the study of the sources, chemical properties, biological effects and therapeutic uses of drugs. The subject includes domains like pharmacotherapeutics and pharmacovigilance.
The department introduces students to the scientific basis of therapeutics. It builds upon this by emphasizing the evidence-based, rational use of drugs.
The Department is headed by Professor Dr. S Basalingappa an eminent pharmacologist. Apart from him, the Department has an Associate Professor, Three Assistant Professors and OneTutor.